Shanghai to host first F1 Festival of season

04.04.2019 [12:07]
Following its huge success last season, Formula 1 today announces its global plans to host four F1 Festivals, bringing the excitement of F1 to Shanghai, Chicago, Los Angeles and Brazil. Formula 1 have confirmed that Shanghai will host the first F1 ...

Pirelli reveals compound choices for 2019 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

09.03.2019 [19:10]
Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has revealed its compound choices for 2019 Azerbaijan Grand Prix which will be held on April 26-28. Pirelli will make the (C2) soft, (C3) super-soft and (C4) ultra-soft tyres available to teams over the race weekend in Baku ...

F1 and Chemical Brothers create 'fastest remix of all time' for 2019 season VIDEO

09.03.2019 [17:33]
The English band are long-time F1 fans and have remixed a new track called 'We've Got to Try' from its upcoming album, 'No Geography', according to ESPN. The song has been accelerated to 15,000 beats per minute (BPM) to reflect the 15,000 revs per minute (RPM) ...

Fernando Alonso unveiled as McLaren ambassador, will test F1 car in 2019

28.02.2019 [20:17]
McLaren has confirmed Fernando Alonso will test its 2019 Formula One car at some point this year, according to ESPN. "Fernando is part of the McLaren family," CEO Zak Brown said. "He has set his place in the team's history and continues to write his chapter of the McLaren story ...

520 foreign marshals applied for 2019 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix so far

16.02.2019 [19:09]
“About 520 foreign marshals have so far applied for 2019 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix,” said Baku City Circuit Head of Operations and Baku Marshals Club Director Chingiz Mehdiyev. He mentioned that 210 foreign marshals applied for the previous edition of the race in Azerbaijan ...

Bulent Ozerdim: “Ticket Sales increase after the extension of Azerbaijan Grand Prix’s contract with F1”

11.02.2019 [18:29]
Baku City Circuit Operations Company (BCC) has announced that an international interest in the race has sharply increased after extension of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix’s contract with F1. Commenting on a status update on ticket sales for Formula 1 Azerbaijan ...

Romanian news agency highlights Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

06.02.2019 [11:39]
The Romanian “News.ro” website has published an article highlighting the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The article mentions that the agreement signed by Azerbaijan’s Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov and Chief Executive ...

Chase Carey: Azerbaijan provides really excellent welcome to everyone in Formula 1

05.02.2019 [16:31]
Baku City Circuit (BCC), promoter of the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, today welcomed the CEO & Executive Chairman of the Formula 1 Group, Chase Carey, to the 2019 Conference on the Benefits of Hosting Major Sports Events (BHMSE) at Baku’s ...

Azerbaijan Grand Prix extends Formula 1 deal until 2023 VIDEO

05.02.2019 [12:21]
The Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix will continue until 2023 in accordance with the agreementl signed on February 5 in Baku. The document was signed by Azerbaijan’s Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov and Chief Executive Officer and Executive ...

Mexican GP at risk as government pulls funding

03.02.2019 [15:11]
The future of the Mexican Grand Prix looks to be at risk after a Mexico City government official confirmed the events financial support would be stopped after the upcoming 2019 event, according to Motorsport Week. The race returned to the Formula 1 calendar in 2015 following ...

Alonso and team win rain-hit 24 Hours of Daytona

28.01.2019 [12:30]
Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso won the rain-shortened 24 Hours of Daytona, overhauling Felipe Nasr two laps from the eventual finish on Sunday, according to Reuters. The Spaniard became only the third Formula One champion to win the race, joining Phil Hill (1964) and Mario Andretti ...

Sky Sports to broadcast opening F1 pre-season test live

23.01.2019 [10:30]
Sky Sports has announced it will broadcast the opening Formula 1 pre-season test in Barcelona live next month, delivering 20 hours of coverage. Sky Sports has held rights to broadcast F1 in the UK since 2012, and has become the exclusive rights holder for live coverage for 2019, but will expand its offering to the opening pre-season test in Barcelona ...

Mick Schumacher reportedly signs with Ferrari Driver Academy

21.01.2019 [18:40]
Mick Schumacher, son of legendary Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher, has reportedly inked a deal with Ferrari to join its talent program, the Ferrari Driver Academy, which aims to develop drivers worthy of driving for its prestigious F1 team, according to The Drive ...

Year out of F1 can "definitely hurt" Ocon – Perez

19.01.2019 [18:51]
Sergio Perez believes his ex-Formula 1 teammate Esteban Ocon's year on the sidelines in 2019 can "definitely hurt him more than it can benefit him," according to Motorsport.com. Ocon will work as Mercedes' reserve driver after failing to land a race seat due to a bizarre sequence of events ...

Formula 1 announces draft 2019 season calendar

17.01.2019 [10:45]
In a special press release, Formula 1 announced the start and end time of all Grand Prix sessions of the season-2019. Eleven of the 21 races will take place in Europe, five in Asia, four in the Americas and one in Australia ...

Jenson Button to defend Super GT title with Honda in 2019

11.01.2019 [22:20]
One-time Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button will remain in Super GT in 2019 to defend his drivers' crown, Honda officially confirmed at the Tokyo Auto Salon on Friday, according to Autosport. Button will again pair up with established Japanese racing star Naoki Yamamoto ...

McLaren appoint ex-Porsche boss Seidl to run F1 team

10.01.2019 [20:24]
A huge 2019 season is on the horizon for McLaren. Not only will they have a new-look driver line-up as they bid to climb back towards the front of the grid, but the iconic British squad now have a new chief after confirmation that Andreas Seidl has been appointed ...

Al-Attiyah confirms Alonso wants Dakar Toyota test

09.01.2019 [21:30]
Dakar Rally star Nasser Al-Attiyah has confirmed that he has spoken with Fernando Alonso about the possibility of the Spaniard testing his Toyota Hilux in Qatar in February, according to Motorsport.com ...

Alonso reflects on 'special' battles with Schumacher

07.01.2019 [16:16]
Fernando Alonso has admitted that he sees seven-time World Champion Michael Schumacher as his greatest rival in his Formula 1 career, Sport24 reports. The pair fought it out for the 2005 and 2006 Drivers' Championships, with Alonso narrowly winning out in both seasons ...